Earlier today, I had an opportunity to speak at the “Science, Religion, and Lunch Seminar” (SRLS), which is held on a weekly basis at the North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. The following is (more or less) what I… Read More
The film is a critique of the same tendencies that it is seeking to promote. It is based on the same logic that it condemns and rejects. As such, the film falls apart under its own weight.
To say that “Obsession” needs no external critique is to argue that it is so fraught with internal contradictions that, in effect, the film acts as its own worst enemy; with each frame, the film digs itself in an ever deepening grave. Or, to use a different metaphor, with each frame it hammers yet another nail in its own coffin.